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Spirometry is a type of pulmonary function test that provides information about the function of the lungs that can be used for a variety of purposes. The test uses a spirometer, a specialized machine with a tube connected, to measure the speed and volume of air that is exhaled into the tube.
Managing asthma

Managing asthma

Breastfed babies breathe better, except when mother is asthmatic

Breastfed babies breathe better, except when mother is asthmatic

COPD more common place in China that originally thought

COPD more common place in China that originally thought

Bad neighborhoods and lack of family support may worsen asthma in children and adolescents

Bad neighborhoods and lack of family support may worsen asthma in children and adolescents

Some kids are being misdiagnosed with asthma

Some kids are being misdiagnosed with asthma

New findings on vocal cord dysfunction

New findings on vocal cord dysfunction

Pulmonary function testing in children aged 2 to 6

Pulmonary function testing in children aged 2 to 6

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have greater arterial stiffness

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have greater arterial stiffness

JRRD releases issue on pain

JRRD releases issue on pain

Red tide toxins may trigger respiratory symptoms

Red tide toxins may trigger respiratory symptoms

Women may lack lung cancer signs

Women may lack lung cancer signs

Women with lung cancer have better lung function than men

Women with lung cancer have better lung function than men

New guidelines for pulmonary complications

New guidelines for pulmonary complications

Vitamin D keeps lungs healthy - CHEST study

Vitamin D keeps lungs healthy - CHEST study

Hormonal clue to higher asthma rates in women

Hormonal clue to higher asthma rates in women

Being physically active in middle age helps people maintain higher physical function later in life

Being physically active in middle age helps people maintain higher physical function later in life

Asthma relapse in children common

Asthma relapse in children common

QRS Diagnostic gets patent approval for computer-card medical device technology

QRS Diagnostic gets patent approval for computer-card medical device technology

What's the fourth biggest killer in America? Over 51% of Americans don't know either

What's the fourth biggest killer in America? Over 51% of Americans don't know either

New research into World Trade Center firefighter respiratory symptoms

New research into World Trade Center firefighter respiratory symptoms